Andorra, French Administration #23 (1932)

French Andorra #23 (1932)

Andorra was created under a charter granted by King Charles the Great (Charlemagne) in return for the Andorran people fighting against the Moors with Overlordship of the territory by the Count of Urgell. In A.D. 988, the Andorran valleys were given to the Diocese of Urgell in exchange for land in Cerdanya. The Bishop of Urgell, based in Seu d’Urgell, has owned Andorra since then. … Continue reading French Andorra #23 (1932)

Andorra, Spanish Administration #102b (1978)

Spanish Andorra #102b (1978)

Andorra is a co-principality that had been jointly administered by France and the Spanish bishop of Urgell since 1278. In 1993, Andorra became a constitutional coprincipality, governed by its own parliament. It is the sixth smallest country in Europe with an area of just 181 square miles (468 square kilometers). The capital city of Andorra la Vella is the highest in Europe, sitting at an … Continue reading Spanish Andorra #102b (1978)